Black mental health and wellness matters
Get resources for culturally competent and sensitive care.
Discover resources for Black mental health
There are many components of systemic racism that have detrimental impacts on Black Americans’ mental health. These include misdiagnosis, inadequate treatment and lack of access to care. The need for culturally competent, sensitive care and self-healing resources is clear.
But it can get better
Health care providers and health systems can effect change in the communities they serve. To do so, they must recognize the barriers to Black Americans' mental health and access culturally competent resources.